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Monthly Archives: July 2010
To set the stage for educators to encourage students to use and develop their creating mind, we need to do a few things. First, we need to be ready to model creativity in our presentations and teaching to them. Secondly, … Continue reading
iEarn stands for the International Education and Resource Network. Begun in 1988, iEarn is an internet-based, not-for-profit organization that enables teachers and students from around the world to collaborate on interesting, creative, and meaningful educational projects. Participants come from over 125 … Continue reading
I am really excited to bring Animoto into my arsenal of creative teaching tools. Animoto is a free online video creation application. It allows you to upload your own video clips, photos, and music. It takes those and automatically melds … Continue reading
Reflection Blog For my PowerPoint project, I created a student activity that will be used to introduce the topic: Early European Explorers of the New World. This project was designed for students in the 5th grade. In this project, I … Continue reading
As others have noted in the discussion pages, I found the reading this week on synthesizing to be rather complex and difficult for me to easily comprehend. I find that I have numerous ideas of ways to create interdisciplinary lessons as … Continue reading
Link to “Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery” In this lesson, the goal is to expose intermediate-age students to the Great Explorers of the early world, and their discoveries. The first use of this video would be as an opening activity to … Continue reading